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Nick Russell on October 3rd, 2011

Addressing the National Association of Broadcasters convention on May 9, 1961, Newton Norman Minow, then Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, referred to much of commercial television as a “vast wasteland.”  Minow believed that broadcasters were not doing enough to serve the public interest, and was never quiet in his criticism of the industry. Understandably, […]

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Nick Russell on April 26th, 2010

I was watching the Tonight Show the other day, and host Jay Leno was interviewing Kate Goslin. About two minutes into their conversation, I found myself asking “who is this person. What did she ever do to make her a “celebrity””? These days it seems like we have hundreds of celebrities who come out of […]

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